Definition of dillybag in English:
A bag or basket of traditional Aboriginal design, made from woven grass or fibre.
- He put it into the dillybag.
- I really would love to have a go at making the dillybag from that volume on page 20 and was wondering if any one of you lovely ladies would have a copy of that pattern and could possibly be kind enough to photostat it for me, I will only be to pleased to reimburse any costs involved.
From Yagara (an extinct Aboriginal language of Queensland) dili 'coarse grass or reeds; a bag woven of this' + bag.
Words that rhyme with dillybagbeanbag • windbag • kitbag
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